Archive for the ‘LGBT’ Category

Girls Night Out: A Lil Hood Tale

Girls Night Out

Greetings beloveds!   I decided to write a bit of Urban Lit because, you know me, always trying new things! This short story came from a series of tweets I did about “Chanda” and thought it might be fun to expand a bit on this story. I enjoyed writing this fun piece because I like […]

“There is more than one ‘S’ in feministS, Leroy” (Weekly Periscope Chat)

This week’s chat was a mixed bag. We discussed divorce, same sex marriage, trans rights, Stonewall movie, erasure of certain  POC in liberation movements and narratives, body image and fat-shaming, and the 2015 Women’s Freedom Conference. There were a few trolls, but I was trying to catch them. *warning: explicit language used throughout the entire […]

FJ on #WMN @huffpostlive 4.21.15


 From Darren Sharper’s candidacy in the Pro Football Hall of Fame to “radical feminist” nuns; from women in chess to Meryl Streep’s new screenwriters lab, #WMN delves into the stories for, by and about women. Tune in and join the conversation. Guests: Charlotte Alter @CharlotteAlter (New York, NY)Writer, TIME Feminista Jones @FeministaJones (New York, NY)Writer […]

#PTBBook Continues with “In Search Of…”

In Search Of Cover

I said I wasn’t going to write  a sequel to Push The Button. I was adamant about it, in fact. It did not matter to me that so many people were begging for more. I just said, “Nope!” …until I said, “OK OK OK!!” and the ideas came to me. A sequel would give me […]

“Black Feminism and Online Activism” – Guest Lecture at Murray State University (video)


I was honored to be invited to be a guest lecturer for a Gender & Diversity course at Murray State University. I briefly talk about activism by Black American women/feminists Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Shirley Chisolm, the Combahee River Collective, Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, and more. I discuss the denial of Black women’s womanhood and how that […]

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